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FOX
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
was held on sunday at the memorial for the civil rights leader on the national mall. among the dignitaries and celebrities on hand were martin luther king iii, reverends alsharpton and jesse jackson. sharpton called the dr. king day and inauguration weekend and intersection of history. what a nice day it was outside for that too. got up to like 61,. >> yesterday was gorgeous. >> certainly not what we expected. >> i think everybody was presently expected to the up side on yesterday's daytime high. it was a good 10 degrees warmer than most of the forecasts were expecting. today will be in the mid-40s. if you are leaving had head downtown in the next hour or two, it is cold. temperature have fallen back in the mid-30s. check out dulles and bwi marshall. both freezing or even colder. going to an an interesting day. i think we'll start the day with some sunshine. as we get into the afternoon hours, we'll have this arctic front approaching from the north and west. it is truly an arctic boundary. later tonight, temperatures are going to fall into the teen and low 20s and we won't get out of the 2
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
that brought them closer to the action than ever. >>> honoring the civil rights leader by hopping on a train, more on that, where that train is going and how you can ride. [ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. >>> good morning, b.a.r.t. is back on time. it was a quick turn around. we could gotten word that may they be experiencing major b.a.r.t. delays. they were dealing with a slight computer problems problem. we just -- problem. they were able to resolve the computer problems quickly. they are on a saturday schedule. it is the martin luther king holiday and a lot of mass transiting including muni, golden gate ferries and ac transit on the east bay, on a typical saturday or sunday schedule. we're still watching this traffic alert. one lane is still blocked northbound 880 approaching washington street. we are really not seeing much of a delay. it's because there's just not as much traffic on the roads. a lot of schools are out. no post
KRON
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
are honoring the civil rights leader played a significant role in advancing american rights, human rights for nonviolence in civil disobedience. until his assassination in 1968. thousands of people, the tributes started with a train ride. this was the annual fee o freedom train. he played a significant roleamerican rights through non-violence, and civil disobedience in the 19- sixties. until his for thousands of people here in the bay area, the tribute to doctor king began with a train ride today.. kron four's rob fladeboe was among those aboard the annual 'freedom train.' >> long live the dream. and long were the lines here at diridon station in san jose for caltrains annual holiday hundreds of people packed a pair of trains from san jose to san francisco on a bright clear morning with not one but two occasions to celebrate. for some, riding the freedom train has become an annual tradition. others rode for the first time. an on-going >> we listened to his speech of viagra tree might think it is pretty amazing. it is history. >> i do not know about everyone else but i did not realize ther
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am EST
, but unlikely support. one of the nation'ssoldest civil rights groups is taking beverage companies. tte new york chhpter f the n double a-c-p issbacking a lawsuii &pfiled to try and stoo the &pcity. hazel duues is the ny chhptee presidenn. hazel: it's not about race.mary:it's about? hazel:economics.mary: aad how? hazel:""ispariiy. and hoo thee small business is being punished while weeallow the &pbig corporrte people, again, along with thh hispanic federation, aague that small and minoriiy owned businesses impact.then there's the nate - obesity epiddmic.non hispanic &pblacks...accorring to the cdc...hhve the highest rates of obesity at 44 percent...followed by mexiian amerrcans at 39 ercent.the n double a cp filed a legal brief in support of beveraae compannes,,saying,,to tackle the publicchealth crisis of holisttc educational program called prrject ell. the project...according to the n douule a cp's website...is thh coca cola oundaaion....tte philanthropic arm oo the company. dukes says the new york chapter received 75- thousand-dollars in the past two yyars. marr: do you hinkk there's a
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> it is a way to educate the young about the past civil rights strag rights -- struggles. and elissa harrington is there with more about how they can learn to ride the ride. >> reporter: this freedom train is to honor the birthday of martin luther king and leaves the station at 9:30. this is the 27th year that the mlk association of santa clara valley has organized this ride from san jose to san francisco. it commemorates his march from selma alabama to the dap toll of montgomery in 1965 and covers 54 miles. this is the longest running freedom train in the united states and the rides were brought about my king's wife. the freedom train today has four stops. again, it will leave san jose at 9:30 and will stop three times along the peninsula in sunnyvale, palo alto and san mateo. round trip tickets are $10 you are advised to come early because lines can get long. live in san jose, elissa harrington. cbs 5. >>> a march and parade will proceed from the caltrains depot. that will be followed by an interface commemoration ceremony. and also in san fran
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
. there are no reported injuries. one of the greatest soldiers in the civil-rights movement has died. vernon dobson. in the early 1960's, he led protest to integrate parts and committed his life to social justice. as the pastor of baltimore's union baptist church was a major figure for four decades. we had a chance to speak with 96-year-old and miller who worked with the reverend for the food bank. >> the fact that he did something. he did not just ring his hands and say, is not this terrible? he said something can be done about this. >> in a state meant, mayor stephanie rawlings-blake said we must give thanks to the reverend for his bravery, honesty and righteous perseverance in the face of cruelty and racism. the reverend was 89. one community organization came together today to organize a plan to reduce crime in the city. the baltimore guarded angels held their second community meeting bringing together police, community leaders and officials to discuss ways that everyone can get involved to lower crime. >> what we hope to do is bring this group of people together and come up with some like- min
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
several pivotal civil rights moments, he linked them together. dan yoth lothian has the highlights. >> reporter: this is a speech we're told the president had been working on since mid december, and he delivered it rather in a much different climate than he had four years ago, and he was dealing with two wars and also a financial crisis this time, the president used history to help define a progressive agenda for the next four years. >> please raise your right hand. >> reporter: and so it began. the second inaugural ceremony of president barack obama. part campaign speech, part pragmatic lecture, a confident mr. obama appeared comfortable in his presidential skin. >> my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and he will shall seize it together. >> reporter: the speech was rooted in history and fittingly on this holiday, reverend martin luther king jr.'s dream. >> we hold these truths to be self-evident. that all men are created equal. >> the past made modern with first-time references to climate change, immigration reform and sexual equality. >> our journey is not complete u
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 10:30pm EST
become the largest and most important civil rights protest in the world. [applause] please join me in welcoming the new president of the march for life, jeanne monahan. [applause] >> thank you. is anybody cold out there? [laughter] it is a little chilly, right? is ok. we are here for a pretty important cause, right? [applause]i can't. . hear you. [applause] today marks a somber moment in our country's history. we remember that 55 million americans have died as a result of legalized abortion in the last four decades. 55 million. this makes up about a fix of our current adulation in the united states of america. even the center for disease control and prevention reported that about one in five people are not allowed to live annually in the united states because of abortion. abortion truly is the human rights abuse of today. [applause] and abortion is not good for women. experience, science, and research continue to show what common sense already tells us. abortion takes the life of a baby and wounds its mother and father. it is a somber moment. and yet, i believe that we are seeing s
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
rights and the -- religion and civil rights and they are the only state that doesn't allow gay marriage. >>> it is just a big hole in the ground now, why many say the miracle on jones street will happen again even bigger and better. >> our next question from john from baltimore. >> a priceless moment during a radio interview with jim harbaugh's mother, a surprise guest and you will hear the question that pretty much stole the show. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> they call it sacred ground, serving free meals to millions of people,
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
the police word. that is not fair. >> we are not going to stop. >> the civil rights division of the departed justice is currently conducting an independent investigation. the family's attorney says he will now move forward with a civil suit, and the city police department's internal affairs division will decide if administrative action should be taken against the police officers. >> state police must now turn over racial profiling complaints to the naacp. all in a ruling from maryland court of appeals. law-enforcement officials argue the documents are personnel records and thus exempt from disclosure under maryland public information law, but the court disagreed. the naacp says the ruling sets a strong president and will help determine if and when racial profiling claims or investigated. prosecutors were dealt a blow today. the judge will allow defense lawyers to try and show the lead detective in the case has a history of lying. detective daniel nicholson is currently under investigation for alleged unauthorized search he led when his teenage daughter ran away last year. >> late this aftern
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 10:00pm EST
of alttmorr's civil rights history died this weekend.paul gessler went to baltimoreechuuch this for neaaly forry years. years. 3&pmusic: "hold on..."reve. hathaway: "our fellowwhip this 3 "hood on..."rev. dr. alvin c. hathaway, r., union baptist &church:"tte name of the church is union baptist church in baltimore."ssnnay service on druid hill avenue.carolyn robinson, union baptist member: "he knew everybody in the ccurch..."is missing somethingg - that made you feel really goodd"rev. dr. alvin c. hathaway, sr., uniin aptist chuuch:"you could go anywhere - in america, and everyyne knnw the name of rev. dobson." reverend vernon dobson preached here for nearly 40 3 be alrighh..."downssairs... in the ccomunity center he helpee renovate....henry goodman: "i remember the march on washhngton. he got buses!" congregaaion remember the taylor, union baatist member: "he helped everybody--the rich, thh ppor, the white, the black."dobson's reach surpasses the church... to the adjaccnt head start center bearing his name. it serves &pmore thaa 200 children.he founded the ma
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am EST
to stop or stand still on this one. >> the civil rights division is conducting an independent investigation. the family's attorney is moving ahead with a civil suit. internal affairs is investigating to see if any administrative action needs to be taken against the three officers. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 14 degrees at the airport. we have a school closing to pass long. cecil county schools have an early dismissal today because of the impending school. elementary students will be out at 2:00 p.m. our chances of seeing some lightning could be pretty good. >> lightning can be a trigger for headaches. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what is the craziest thing you've ever done or scene at the super bowl party? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> we have cleared the accident >> we have cleared the accident southbound on 295 >> a new study confirms supplements do not increase the risk for cancer -- folic acid supplements. >> those who took sup
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
holiday for the civil rights leader. another float featuring a replica of a plane flown in world war ii by the tuskegee airmen. people are expected to begin lining up early. and tomorrow afternoon, jim and doreen answering our parade coverage. >>> president obama and vice president biden weren't the only ones sworn in today. derek ward introduces us to some of the law enforcement officers from across the country who are here in d.c. to make sure the inauguration goes off without a hitch. >> reporter: law enforcement officers from far and near came to american university's bender arena to be sworn in as deputy u.s. marshalls to help with inaugural coverage. [ inaudible ] a briefing before duty of protecting a president, first family and 500,000 spectators while remaining vigilant. so while they may be enjoying their time in the nation's capital, this is no field trip. >> if the president should get out of the limousine, know where the president is, know where the rest of the secret service is. >> we do have special security details back home, but not to this level. >> reporter: more than
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
the airmen. the civil rights leaders and more. the banned enjoyed an early audience because monday, the whole country will be watching. in washington, jennifer mackels, wusa9. >>> anybody that remembers the truman inaugural will get my respect. the parade begins on 4th street nw and ends at 17th. around the route a combination of public and ticketed viewing. of course the president and the vice president and their family have the best seat from the house, watching it right in front of the white house. >> if you're going to be at the inauguration, we want to hear it from you, send your photos and videos to us on our social platform. hey use our new wusa9 app to link with us and send us your pictures from the inauguration as it happens. >>> congratulations to the afc champions, baltimore ravens. good luck at super bowl xlvii.
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
, and the pursuit of happiness. >> dana: before he took the oath, civil rights leader gave the invocation, the first woman to do so and republican senator lamar alexander participated in the ceremony. >> we now stand beneath the shadow of the nation's capitol, whose golden dome reflects the unity and the democracy of one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> today we pray. the american tradition of transferring or reaffirming, immense power in the inauguration of the president of the united states. we do this in a peaceful, orderly way. there is no mob. no coop. no insurrection. this is a moment when millions stop and watch. >> dana: so we are going to two a quick round here and we have other sound to get to. see what "the five" thinks about it. this is a moment you predicted on election day what happened. what are your thoughts overall? >> bob: as a progressive, a great populist speech. it would remind me of what taft would have said and huey long would have said. it is a -- for those of us on the left, it was a reaffirming speech. it was one that, where he underscored what he h
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
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CBS
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
and remembering martin luther king junior. the ceremonies today.. to honor the civil rights icon. join us for cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning... beginning >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, big day there, we're looking at 42, possibility of rain or snow in the afternoon. atlanta, st. louis, and denver, lots of sunshine there. seattle, cloudy, though, with a high of 38. >>> there are new signs the housing market is rebounding. the commerce department reported last week that construction was up more than 12% last month. as carter evans reports, california is leading the boom. >> it's really pretty. >> yeah it's looking very good. >> reporter: erin and dino just bought their dream home. >> it felt like the economy was starting to turn and at the same time the interest rates were getting lower and lower. that created a sense urgency. >> reporter: they are hardly alone. here in east los angeles sales have tripped over the year. they're now selling homes faster than they can build them. >> this community is hopping. there's
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm EST
of theecriminal laws in our judgment based on our investiiation." 3 while the state'ss be complete..the civil rights divisioo of the deparrtent of justice has initiated its own livv in downtown baltimore, - keith daniels, fox 45 news at ten. ruled state police must t has - release fiies relating to how they investigate racial profili. argued the documents are personnel reccrds and exempt from disclosure. disclosuree but today the maryland court of appeels civil liberties union and the n-double-a ---p whichh contended the files should be turned over. &pover.the n-dduble-a-c-p says the ruling givee it the abiiity to determine if and when rrports and commlaints are throughly investtgated. whiie.... he... awaits... trial... for... operatinnga boat .. while... &p drunk...//.anne... arundel countyy.. ddleeate... don dwyer... stilll.. on the job... the accidentt.. lass summer... n... he... mathogy riverr../ dwyer .... admitted... e was drunk...//. he... was... hurt... long... with... somm passengers.../// oo... another boat....//// tonite... he... tells fo
FOX
Jan 26, 2013 10:00pm EST
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NBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
to stop or standing still on this one. >> the civil rights division is conducting an independent investigation. the family's attorney is moving ahead with a civil suit. internal affairs is investigating to see if any administrative action needs to be taken against the three officers. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. now to an update involving a deadly shooting. police said somebody killed j ustin milton. a second victim survived the shooting. no word as to a suspect or a possible motive. as the state legislature wrestles with raising the gas tax, mike miller is giving the green light to impose their own tax hikes. a proposal that would allow governments to attack on an additional 5 cents that would benefit their county transportation projects. residents face congested roads, particularly in prince george's and montgomery counties. >> two bills are under discussion which would -- one requires a background check on those requesting a license. the legislation is named after a woman who sought counseling as if victim of abuse. >> i believe therapist abuse is a silent epi
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am EST
in the civil rights movement has died. reverend dobson led the protests and committed his life to social justice and equality. he was a major figure in a faith community for four decades. we had a chance to speak with 96-year-old anne miller who worked with dobson to start the maryland food bank and asked what she remembers about him. >> the fact that he did something. he didn't just wring his hands and say, isn't it terrible? he said something can be done about this, and he went ahead and did it. >> in a statement baltimore mayor stephanie rawlings-blake said we must give thanks to reverend dobson for his faith in the face of cruelty and race im. >> and a senator said i was proud to call him friend and his death is a loss for anyone who cares about equal opportunity for all. reverend dobson was 86 years old. >> coming up, getting the most out of college financial aid. and -- >> it is a favorite of area animal lovers. after the break we take you live to the pet expo. >> and we do have a nice warm-up in the seven-day forecast but also a little ice for tomorrow morning's commute. >> welc
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
in publicly on a bible once used by the civil rights leader. he'll also use a bible that was once used by abraham lincoln. 800,000 people are expected in the national mall. >> what we're doing is celebrating each other and celebrating this incredible nation we call home. >> reporter: the president and vice president, along with their famili families, will start by attending st. john's. the swearing-in is followed by a parade and the glitzy inaugural balls. the security is extremely tight. 15,000 military and law enforcement personnel will watch over the proceedings. >> watching an event this large, with this number of people coming, takes a lot of corporate nation. >> reporter: the president and first lady showed off their love. the president weighing in on his wife's new hair-do. >> i love her bangs. she looks good. >> let me tell you, it has just been a true thrill to watch this handsome, charming individual grow into the man and the president that he is. >> reporter: in a speech, president obama will reach out to some of those people who voted against him opinion and he'll call on w
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
president obama said he will sign the bill. >> civil rights groups and other todayzations plan to call president obama and congress. to act onthem immigration reform this year. it comes as president obama to nevada tomorrow to discuss his plans on immigration reform. today, groups and senators are expected to announce the plan a pathway toeate 11 million for the immigrants already in the united states. it is 5:18 right now. onm caskey joining us here set. laptop here.e i am looking at things closely. we have observations -- i am seeing a little bit of everything. the washington area. -- us break it down for the live superh a doppler seven radar. tome, dark blue, pink , -- usually the white indicates no. pink is mixed precipitation. -- indicates snow. pink is mixed precipitation. fredericksburg reporting light snow. at reagan national. martinsburg and hagerstown reporting freezing rain. some sleet or ice pellets from .inchester to leesburg mostly rain south of washington at this time. , thiswe see that rain , culpepper, there is precipitationzen mixed in. im am expecting that to change
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am EST
the president will swear inpublically with a bible used by the civil rights leader and place his hands on a bible used by abraham lincoln. 800,000 people are expected to pack the national paul. >> we are -- mall. >> we are celebrating each other and celebrating the incredible nation that we call home. >> reporter: the president and vice president along with the families will begin the day by attending church at st. john's across from the white house an inaugural tradition. it's followed by the big parade and the glitzy inaugural balls. security is extremely tight 13,000 military and law enforcement personnel will watch over the proceedings. >> protecting an event this large with this many venues and this number of people coming requires a lot of coordination and a lot of organization. >> reporter: overnight, mr. obama and the first lady with supporters at an inaugural reception showed off their love. the president weighing in on his wife's new hairdo. >> i love her bangs. she looks good. >> let me tell you it's just been a true thrill to watch this handsome, charming individual grow in
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. >>> civil rights activist including the reverend jessie jackson participated in a wreath laying ceremony in a memorial dedicated dr. martin luther king junior. whoa have turned 84 last week and today is a national holiday in his memory. when the president takes his oath of office he will use a bible that belonged to king. >> a million people expected to be down in the anything's capital and if-- nation's capital and if they are going they want to grab a coat. >> it will be more seasonable. it will be chilly. yesterday we topped out at 58 and we will feel that today. temperatures coming in at 22 degrees right now in manchester. good morning to you. baltimore you are at 27. and aberdeen 26 degrees this morning. stevensville at 29 more in denton. and chesapeake beach at 33 degrees. the satellite and radar spiking -- picking up on snow showers. it will work et cetera way in here. we will have an arctic blast filter in behind that and we have a chance for a few snow showers this afternoon later this evening. future
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
and reject values of hate. >> reporter: now this inclusion of civil rights and faith groups, labor leaders and immigration advocates are calling for action on immigration reform in 2013. they say the time is right. >> its time for consensus in this country that can do justice for millions of people, but equally important can make our economy and our democracy be what it really should be. >> reporter: opponents of immigration reform vow to fight it. >> we have millions and millions of americans looking for jobs right now the illegals that are here broke the law, they do not deserve a pathway to citizen ship. >> veronica is from el salvador. she was separated from her family for five years. she lives in maryland. her sister is a u.s. citizen. >> we want something right now, not 30 years from now, 40 years from now. i want a bright future, and yopd to be worried about oh, tomorrow i might get deported or i might not get deported, so something has to be done now. >> the call for action on immigration reform will lead to a massive demonstration, here in washington, d.c. on april 10th at the u.s
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
this coalition of civil rights and faith groups, labor leaders and immigration advocates are calling for action on immigration reform in 2013. they say the time is right. >> with the passage of the dream act, with the passage of marriage of equality, the voters in this country want us to treat every who is here humanely. >> reporter: opponents vowed to fight it. >> to make all these people instantly citizen will put a tremendous strain on our social services system across the country. we just cannot afford it for people who don't deserve it. >> reporter: the call for action on immigration reform will focus on a massive demonstration here at the us capitol planned for april 10th. they say they are fighting for the future of the country we all share. at the u.s. capitol, chris gordon, news4. >>> tonight the boy scouts of america is reconsidering its ban on gale members and leaders. the board meets next week to vote on that issue. nbc news has learned if the change is approved, individual scout groups would be able to decide for themselves whether gale people with join. >> the fate of ex-culpepper
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
" column as a difference between civil rights and civil liberties under this administration? guest: the inauguration speech was picking up a very common and almost mantra in the obama administration of achieving equality, which is a noble and important goal. i think the most significant thing about the inauguration speech, which are particularly thought was wonderful, was his reference to gay-rights and to the gay movement. it established his commitment to equality. i want to note that he has not been particularly aggressive in supporting gay rights in his first administration. his administration in court argued the same arguments as the bush administration. he still refuses to make clear his position on key legal aspects of gay-rights. and so, the first term obama was not nearly as passionate as that speech would suggest. but what was missing once again was a discussion of civil liberties. i think it does reflect this grewat this-- -- great schism in the democratic and liberal community. i wrote a column two years ago about how barack obama has destroyed the civil liberties movem
Current
Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
, they waited for their civil rights leader, senator henry marsh to leave town to vote on the gerrymander calling bill. getting comments on beyonce. bashrbara says she is gorgeous and talented. her voice inspires. leave her alone. >> bill: no. >> find us on twitter @bp show. >> i am disappointed. congressman, tuesday morning, yesterday morning, i was gushing all over what a phenomenal job beyonce did. >> don't tell me james taylor -- i thought he sounded awful good for his age. great voice. >> he did. >> he was live. >> right? >> thank god. >> did you recommends she was lip synching? i was looking at her. >> you saw the front. do you meet in a phone booth? >> the largest in congress bigger than the united states senate. >> no kidding. >> yeah. >> get everybody to go to meet in washed. >> they are being progressive >>>. >> like herding cats. you can't do it. >> so what impact do you feel you can have on this congress given john boehner and the tea party couldn't get anything done? >> politics in lining up votes and taking positions is all pressure. it'
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
announcement that makes sports a civil right for students. >> it's a good looking sky out there. it's a little cold. okay, it's down right bitterly cold this morning. and we're going to get more snow. we'll get the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie next. still pretty. 7:08. we'll be right back.  >>> pentagon chief panetta makes it official opening combat positions to women. they should have to meet the same standard as men. panetta says the qualifications for women will not be lowered and spoke of the increased opportunity for female warriors. >> as we all know, there are no guarantees of success. not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> some roles in the special forces like navy seals and the army's delta force may take longer to open up. defense officials say military chiefs have until may 15th to report on their implementation plans. >>> u.s. schools are bracing for sweeping changes. education department says students with disabilities deserve a fair shot to play on traditional sports team. today officials will is
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
is committed to civil rights and to the advancement of the 26th legislative district where show served. she is also a trail blader for african-american women in politics in prince george's county, maryland. she remains in critical condition. folks are praying for her recovery from annapolis to prince george's county. this woman is a legend. police are -- fire is still working to to try to figure out what caused the fire. it is not considered suspicious. reportic live in temple hills. >>> an usual in move in the murder trial of a former culpepper virginia police officer. tomorrow the jurors will be visiting the scene of is the shooting. daniel harmon wright is charged with shooting patricia cook as she drove away from a church parking lot. he claimed he acted in self-defense. today a witness, ann skyler testified she saw the shooting. she said the officer was never stuck in the car's window, never dragged, and never in the past of cook's jeep. >>> red light cameras do get drivers to stop at intersections. is the insurance institute for highway safety released a new stilledy. the report found
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm EST
the civil rights float and a float paying tribute to dr. martin luther king. >> then you see the tuskegee air american float which pays tribute to the young african american soldiers which fought in world war ii, the first aviator military to fight in the war. >> these boys helped win the war and preserve our freedom that we have today. you know, i don't want people to forget that. >> reporter: along with the eight official floats there are 11 others commissioned by groups marching in the parade including nasa. look out for full size models of the curiosity mars rover and orion, the capsule that will take humans farther into space than ever before. >> the astronauts will be riding in that going on the next mission, so we have four, five or six astronauts that will be in the parade along with that. >> reporter: passers-by delighted to get up close with these works of art. patricia campbell says it helps teach her granddaughter about patriotism. >> the beauty of some of these floats is we can explain to her some of the things that our foreparents and those that have gone before us have d
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
, but -- >> look at all the changes people said couldn't happen. civil rights, women's rights, don't ask don't tell. sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. change will happen when we work for it as a country. >> let us come together from across in nation, reinstate the assault weapons ban. [ applause ] >> reporter: speakers called for limiting the size of ammunition clips and for requiring background checks for all gun sales. after the massacre at sandy hook elementary school, d.c.'s congressional delegate said the onus is now on ordinary citizens to get involved. >> no more moaning. it's time to do something about it. [ applause ] >> reporter: in the crowd there were a few people who opposed restricting assault weapons or ammunition magazines or requiring background checks for all gun purchases. >> this will not work or make a difference. >> reporter: what will make a difference? >> prosecute guys who commit the crimes. >> reporter: a minister asked the crowd to pray in the direction of the white house for the success of the administration's to control guns. arnie duncan reminded participants it wil
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
? >>> the fight over new york's jumbo soda ban is becoming a civil rights issue. >> and man's best -- i just -- this makes me laugh. in man's friend can be good for more than just fetching your slippers. a furry friend that saved a life. this little guy. >>> howard here with your weather first. another some system on the way -- storm system on the way. some light snow developing this afternoon could hamper the ride home. high temperatures 25 to 30. back if just a few minutes with your, the if just a few -- in just a few minutes with your weekend forecast. >>> and howard we're in the calm between the storms as far as weather and traffic is concerned right now. outer loop of the beltway light volume as you head west of silver spring and past connecticut avenue into bethesda. pretty much light volume all around town which is great news. andrea mike back to you. >>> all right beverly thank you. making news now at 6:13. >> the naacm and the hispanic federation are fighting new york city's ban on -- sorry on sugary drinks. it's unfair to small minority owned businesses like the groups claim larger
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
couldn't happen. civil rights, womens rights, don't ask don't tell, sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. change will happen when we work for it as a country. >> this will not work or make a difference. >> what will make a difference? >> prosecute guys that commit crimes. >> a minister asked the crowd to pray in the direction of the white house to wish the obama administration success in passing tighter gun control laws. >> tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets of san francisco for the anniversary of legalizing abortion. pro-life protestors marched down market street from the civic center to justin herman plaza demanding roe v wade be turned over. a law student who testified before congress about contraception was a guest speaker. >> there is a more profound sight about access. about affordability and insurance coverage and making sure people especially in rural areas have access. >> i would like to see everyone question abortion more. they say it should be legal and safe they don't talk about rare. >> as many as 40,000 people attended the pro-life rally. it's the biggest a
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am EST
the officers of justicc is now probing f -3 &pwhether an derson's civil rights were violated during the incident. 0731 i fell bad, it's not right...oc::i stood there and watched them kill my chiid 0744 0744 the ooficers involved remain suspended with paa. they 3till faceean internal affairs 3 a parkville waterrmain reak leaves 80 omes without wattr. a viewee sent us thii photo of aaer shooting early fifty feet into the air aa thee site of the break at 8300 tapu court. the geyser forced it's way through the asphalt to create a very unwelcomed fountain. the department of puulic wwrks shut the water offfand ot the geyser under control. they're working on ressoring service t thosse80 homes. social media presents new coocerns or those wwo but now lawmakeer in nebraska are working on a legislationnovvr who ontrols legislation woull allow a new - someone's state be pprmitted to terminate their lovee one's online account. "last year, an individuall plient of mine n her early 60s passed away. she was who guessed correctly at her facebook account passworddand - her wall that
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
king jr.'s personal bible on this national holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader. the president will use the bible that president abraham lincoln used when he was sworn in as president in 1861. the president used the same bible in his first inauguration, both bibles will be stacked on top of each other. what an amazing sight that will be to have both bibles, the historical significance and the responsibility the presidency that's represented in the bibles as well. >> absolutely. >>> it's 5:25 on your inauguration morning. next, the steps being taken on the mall to ensure one incident from the president's first inauguration does not repeat itself. >> also ahead, the man who helped announce each inaugural parade for nearly 60 years. >> a live picture now from the vienna metro station where it's been a busy morning. you see folks buying those fare cards. we'll tell you what to expect if you're taking metro to the inauguration. >> for road closures and travel information, visit nbcwashington.com/inauguration. click on our local there are over 200 varieties of gourmet
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> reporter: eight parade floats honoring the first and second family's home states and civil rights. richard blanco, first latino and first openly gay inaugural poet. >> that sense of unity is what i want to bring across. >> reporter: no one is more excited than new york's public school students. >> it's going to be good. >> reporter: thousands of extra security officers have been sworn in. a 30-mile no-fly zone over the city. 150 city blocks around the capitol shut down. >> we have to be prepared for everything. >> reporter: the end of months of planning, the beginning of a new term or as the vice president put it. >> i want you to know something else about this guy, barack obama. he's just getting started. >> reporter: and here at the capitol things are just getting started. the cute kids that you just saw we we're listening to them sing right now. a part of this program, this final program, final inauguration for president obama. >> tracie potts, clearly you have juice out there. it's good to be tracie potts. you have a front row seat out there. can you give us an idea of who will be sitt
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
and -- muskee and stafford and chafee, giants in this body who stepped forward and civil rights, stepped forward on environmental issues, stepped forward on the pressing issues of the time. and so the senate once again in that time period passed laws. i remember i was a kid here in washington, my father was secretary of the interior, the wilderness law, clean water act, clean air act, we set up the environmental protection agency. i mean, these were big laws, big, bold laws that were dealing with our problem. so once again, glory days of the senate. and i -- i -- i think we have that potential as i see the new senators coming in, the folks that were elected with us, the senators that have arrived in the last five or ten years. i think we have the ability to respond in a big, bold way to the crises that face us. and i know senator merkley, you came here a young man with senator hatfield i believe and you saw a different senate. maybe you could talk about that and we don't want to stay, i know we're going to a caucus and we have our generous chair here, so we don't want to keep her up there too lo
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 10:00am EST
prosecuted. the department & of justice is now robing whether an dersonns civil -3 rights were viooaaed during the inccdent. 3 0731 i fell ad, it's not right...occ i stood there and watched thee 3 kill my ccild 0744 0744 the officerssinnolved remain suupenddd with pay. they still face an nternal affairs investtgation.... -3 3 the f-a-a may have stopped boeing from flying its 7-87 - dreamliners... but tte companyy is moving full steam aheed in production. production.a boeing spokesperson confirmed he company is not only keepiig its current productton scheddle for the jets... but it also plans to double year.a shut-down would be costly fr boeing and ts suppliers... and the company still has aa order of 800 dreamliners planes to fill for airlines.earliee thissmonth, the f---a grouuded all 50 dreamliners around the world after lithiim battery fires - broke ut in tww jets. investigatorsshave ot figuredd out hat caused he fires yet. if you try to buy stamps this morning... yyu'll notice that the cost hassgone up..he u-s postal service aissd the costt -3 of
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 5:00am EST
in the civil rights movement has died. vern nonnathaniel dobson. in the early 1960's, reverend dobson committed his life to social justice and equality. he was a major figure in the faith community for four decades. we got a chance to speak to 96-year-old anne miller who worked with reverend dobson to start the maryland food bank. we asked her what she remembers about him. >> he did something. he didn't just wring his hands and say, it's terrible. he knew something could be done about it, and he did it. >> mayor stephanie rawlings-blake said we must give thanks to reverend dobson for his honesty and perseverance in the face of racism and cruelty. another released a statement saying i am proud to call him friend and his death is a loss for anyone who cares about equal for all. >> and gun rights supporters are finding ways to demonstrate their passions over the gun control issue. more from washington. >> thousands of demonstrators joined a quiet march through the streets of washington to send a message to washington about gun violence. among those in attendance, about 100 parents from newtown,
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
and malcolm x were certainly huge and symbolic leaders of the civil rights movement. they were not friendly in life. but their two widows forged an intensely deep friendship. and i don't think a lot of people know that. >> right. i didn't know, either. that's what drew me to the story. the fact that they were friends. and they look at the bigger picture to, you know, live out their husbands' legacies to keep the dream alive, so to speak. and they didn't fight. they just -- >> because martin was peaceful to gandhi. and malcolm x., fiery. you know, by any means necessary. so, you know, whatever public was attracted to, you had y you sides you could go to. but they lived beyond that. >> exactly. the two women actually forged a really deep and intimate bond, not the least of which, they were both widows. they both lost their husbands violently. >> they had that deeply in common. they had families to raise. they were committed to the movement, and to the community, and to the struggle, i think to the larger issues. so, they were to get past it what was considered petty. >> single mothers. raised
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am EST
obama useddat the within the president's speech -- a theme of civil rights and &pequality. --sot-- our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers, and daughters can earn a livvng equal o their efforts. our journee ii not complete unnil ouu ay brothers and sisters &pare treeted likee nyone else under thh law. --track-- thee president's innugural speech pandwiched between poetry aad mussc. the grand finale.. beyooce singiig the national anthem --nats-- --track-- tten the president aad first lady e - same. the whirlwind of a day pommander in chief ball. the will the first lady weer? --sot-- ...michelle obaaa --track-- mrs. obama opted for a long red jason wu gown - the same designer she wore to the inaugural balls four years ago. the first couple enjoyed including the debt ceiling, r gun connrol and immigratioo reffrm..--rene on camera tag-- the first white house riefing will happee today at 11:30 a.m. with ress secretaay jay carney. congress gets back to work todaa as well. &p1) so what haapens now to michelle obama's inaugural president's schedull on hii pirst official da
CBS
Jan 26, 2013 8:00am EST
for economic drought, and to continue his commitment on civil rights issueses like lgbt rights to take on tasks that require bipartisan support like day to talk about immigration reform and he'll take his case on the road next week in las vegas and to force the hand of congress which he fears will not act on his priorities, president obama will spend much of this coming year taking his case campaign style directly to the people. for "cbs this morning" saturday bill plante at the white house. >>> let's take a closer look now at how the president is pressing ahead with his new agenda and how republicans are already reorganizing for the next election. jeff bellamy is with us. nice to have you in the studio with us goochld morning. >> good morning. >> there's a short opportunity for the president and there's a lot on his plate, gun control, climate control, and you have the immigration reforms he's put out there. does he risk losing on all fronts if he takes all of them at once? >> not to mention the economy. >> correct. >> the white house knows that constitutional
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am EST
on to dave, a republican in indiana. caller: hello, c-span. you talk about rights. civil rights, gay rights, and all that. what about the rights of the unborn? don't they have any rights in this country anymore? second, if he is so wanting to come to either do what is right for the country, why does he go outside and do executive orders when he does not get his way? host: we're talking about president obama's second inaugural address. if you missed any part of it yesterday, go to our website c- span.org and watch it there. we covered it throughout the day including the speech, congressional luncheon, and the parade. all of that on c-span.org. gary on twitter says -- host: terry, republican in north carolina. caller: hello, i would like to see obama start his second term off a little bit better. i would like to hold c-span to what they were supposed to do on his first term. quit having the meetings behind closed doors but you guys are supposed to have the cameras in the room. host: we would have cameras in the room if it was allowed. caller: well, you see, that is what he promised last time.
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
know, we can't help but remember the civil rights movement and really we don't need another george wallace copycat. i think what we hear is someone that says, i don't want to obey these laws because i don't agree with them and that's not really his role. his role is the sheriff and it's to enforce the law. he doesn't get to decide what's constitutional and what's not. >> he told me he would, if, of course, there are no federal gun control laws passed just yet, but if there are, he says he will go to the attorney general and discuss with him whether it's constitutional and then he will make a decision. but i think in the end he kind of said, well, i'm going to uphold the law. do you believe him? >> well, i think this might be some level of sort of political grandstanding. i think, you know, he probably made these statements to play to the tea party base but i think there's a reality that, you know, any judge would force him to uphold the law and, you know, any judge would sort of advise him to follow the law. i don't think anyone is going to say, go ahead and balk federal law just b
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
to stonewall in such a clear and simple phrase he captured the struggle of some many of us, the civil rights challenge of so many of us. we need to engage in the conversation. host: what do you expect from the congress in this area? guest: much has happened in the congress. out efforts were mostly about blocking bad things from happening. we did that in the early 2000's. i see parallels with reducing gun violence with marriage equality and support for the gay and lesbian community. we see support from republicans for marriage equality and support from democrats. continued efforts to pass the respect for marriage act, which would get rid of the defense for marriage act. i see the courts -- the supreme court is taking up marriage equality. they will be heard in march with a decision heard in june. there has been a shift in public attitudes, just as i see a shift on reducing gun violence. host: good morning. caller: i watch the news a lot and i see the shootings and the mass shootings are committed by the mentally ill. i have a son and i see this and my son. no gun control law would control him
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